Author: Jesse Baroka

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MARENSICO — The proposed Michigan Department of Corrections’ budget that passed the state house yesterday includes language proposing that the Ojibway Correctional Facility in Marensico closed last year to be used as a potential training site for corrections officers. State Rep. Greg Markkanen, of Hancock, says the prison is on the list of locations being […]

HURLEY – The Hurley City Council met last night to discuss an increase in water rates for Hurley residents. The proposed 3% increase is to offset the cost passed on by the city of Ironwood. In other business the council Announced open book and board of review dates is on June 19 at 4:30 p.m. […]

PARK FALLS – Yesterday morning, workers at the troubled Flambeau Papers Mill in Park Falls got a call saying to not to come in. The mill is shut down. Park Falls Mayor Michael Bablick says “You hear a lot of rumors in Park Falls. And the city is still in a shroud of darkness here […]

MADISON -The number of wolves in Wisconsin seems to be fairly stable, but still above the DNR’s goals. Survey results released by the DNR show around 950 wolves roamed the state last winter. That’s up slightly from the year before. Wolf surveys are conducted annually during the winter, when snow provides good tracking conditions. About […]

BESSEMER TOWNSHIP – Recent disruptions of garbage pickup to the Gogebic Range was the result of the dismissal of two Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority drivers, according to the supervisor’s report discussed last night at the Bessemer Township Board. The Gogebic Range Solid Waste Management Authority, is in charge of garbage the garbage pickup […]

IRONWOOD – The Ironwood Township Board of Trustees approved seeking bids for a sewer project last night. An approximately 180-foot section of the sewer line between GCC Drive and Lake Road needs to be replaced, according to Treasurer Maria Graser. There had been plans to address the problem a couple years ago, but those were […]

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June 11, 2019

IRONWOOD – Tickets for the show Mama Mia at Threatre North have sold out! So Threatre North in a rare move opened the box office and sold tickets for last nights dress rehearsal. Chris Kelly was live in studio with a review of this very popular show. Listen to his review during our local news […]

IRONWOOD – About 15 women participated in a firearms training event Saturday in Ironwood Township.   Saturday’s training included video presentations to enhance classroom instruction on long guns, including muzzle-loaders; handguns (pistols and revolvers) and even tomahawks, while club members explained the operation and mechanics of various guns, and Gary Sell strongly emphasized layers of gun […]

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says average gas prices statewide have dropped about 15 cents from a week ago at about $2.75 per gallon. The Dearborn-based auto club says Monday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded is about 27 cents less than a year ago as higher stock levels of gasoline make up […]

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans are nearly finished reshaping the Wisconsin state budget to reflect their priorities and drop most of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’. The budget-writing Joint Finance Committee is in position to complete its work as soon as this week, sending the two-year spending plan to the full Legislature. It must still decide […]


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